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A very unhappy Siberian Tiger  
   

A very unhappy Siberian Tiger

While the Pandas are kept in 5 star luxury, the Tigers are kept in this prison cell. Any other western nation would have milked siberian tigers for fortunes. In China, they just end up behind bars. A shame really.
Peking (Beijing) Revisited. A post Olympic journey.

November 19th 2009
It had been 14 months since we were last in China, during the frenzy of the Peking Olympics. There had been a state inspired party atmosphere, during that time, where we felt that everyone had to be happy or else. It had been horribly hot, and polluted, and yet most things foreign and strange were forgiven. We had been to Sinkiang and seen the hard life that was lived by the minorities there, and ... read more
Asia » China » Beijing » Chaoyang district

Chinese Flag For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. A... ... read more
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